You don’t must carry something to Top of the Park. However, we prefer to carry a blanket to sit down on. You may also carry chairs to sit down in. When my daughter was youthful, we might carry our wagon to carry our blanket, water bottles, and so my daughter didn’t must stroll.
If you go to in early night, you might have considered trying solar display. If you propose to remain into the night for the film, it’s possible you’ll need to carry a sweatshirt and/or lengthy pants. We have by no means had a difficulty with mosquitos at Top of the Park, however we’re all the time ready once we come for film evening. We carry mosquito spray and repellent lanterns.
Many of the Top of the Park culinary row distributors have cell bank card machines which makes buying meals and snacks simple. Of course money is all the time acceptable. It’s additionally helpful to have money available if you wish to make a donation. The Ann Arbor Summer Festival asks for a $5/individual or $10/household donation to assist hold Top of the Park free.
Getting to Top of the Park
We often drive to Top of the Park since we don’t dwell close to downtown. My husband works at UM and has a blue parking move. We will usually use that to park within the Fletcher Parking Structure. Without the move, there may be usually a $5 parking payment. The Thayer lot additionally has a $5 parking payment for non-pass holders. Many different UM Blue heaps provide free parking after 5 or 6p. We have additionally parked on the Ann Structure which gives metered customer parking and is a blue lot. It is a bit of additional, however may be price saving the $5 in parking. UM Parking maps may be discovered on their parking and transportation web site.
Biking, strolling and the bus are additionally nice choices for attending to Top of the Park.
In addition to the free Top of the Park actions, the Ann Summer Festival contains the Mainstage performances. The Mainstage performances have additionally been canceled for 2020.